How to remove an FileDisk error
FileDisk.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the OS, hardware etc.
The free file information forum can help you determine if FileDisk.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
FileDisk.sys file information
The process known as FileDisk Virtual Disk Driver or Virtual disk encryption driver belongs to software filedisk (based on original work by Bo Brantén) or Protector Suite QL or MySLAX Creator Wizard or SetupBadCDDVDRecovery or Security Update for Microsoft by iolo technologies, LLC (based on original work by Bo Brantén) (www.iolo.com) or Bo Brantén (branten.se/nt) or UPEK (www.authentec.com).
Description: The file FileDisk.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 12,928 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 9,341 bytes and 10 more variants.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows core file. FileDisk.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ iolo technologies' System or MySLAX Creator Wizard.
Recommended: Identify FileDisk.sys related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FileDisk.sys, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FileDisk.sys process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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